Center in the Square Architect: Spectrum Design, Roanoke. Completion: 2011. Brief: $21 million, 160,000-s.f. cultural center incorporates a green roof with a butterfly garden in the heart of downtown.
Northside High School Renovation/Addition Architect: Spectrum Design. Completion: 2009. Brief: $28 million project features a geothermal heating/cooling system with 154 wells.
Taubman Museum of Art Architect: Randall Stout Architects, Los Angeles. Completion: 2008. Brief: Stout, designer of the $66 million, 81,000-s.f. downtown building, previously worked at Gehry Partners.
Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute Architect: AECOM, Roanoke. Completion: 2010. Brief: 155,000-s.f. research and educational facility in a former industrial area has a native Hokie stone foundation and a green roof.